Illinois Parentage Act Overview

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Presumption of Parentage The Illinois Parentage Act of 2015 (750 ILCS 46) is the law that details the parent-child relationship in Illinois. The purpose of the law, generally, is to give children the opportunity to have their physical, mental, emotional, and financial needs met by each of their parents. In order to do this, the […]

Lesbian Mom Loses Parental Rights

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Lesbian Mom Loses Parental Rights to Sperm Donor: A Cautionary Tale for LGBTQ+ Parents At the time of their son’s conception, Kris Williams and Rebekah Wilson (a lesbian couple in Oklahoma) were in love and seeking to grow their family the best way they knew how. They chose a sperm donor, got married, and put […]